Universities in Thailand faces a vital challenge

Falling student moves during an era of globalization in the workforce will drive suppliers to tweak courses and accentuate re-skilling

As the falling birth rate, mechanical disturbance and the quick changing needs of managers quickly change the nature and accessibility of work, Thai colleges are currently being compelled to roll out noteworthy improvements to stay productive and pertinent to endure.

The Bangkok Post investigates how the colleges are adjusting to an adjustment on the planet’s instructive versatility.

As indicated by the dignitary of the Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy at Thammasat University, Pipop Udorn, Thai colleges face three noteworthy difficulties.

Thailand is confronting an extraordinary statistic challenge. Its populace is maturing rapidly, while the birth rate keeps on falling. Accordingly, the quantity of school matured students is required to diminish. Insights from the Council of University Presidents of Thailand (CUPT) demonstrate that lone 250,000 applications have been made for arrangements in the 450,000 accessible seats in the 2019 Thai University Central Admission System (TCAS).

Mr Pipop said that when individuals work longer they have to always adapt new abilities. “The unskilled people of the 21st century won’t be the individuals who can’t peruse and compose, however the individuals who can’t unlearn and afterward relearn. Individuals should re-ability themselves over and over to stay aware of the pace of mechanical change,” he said.

Mr Pipop accepts that as opposed to contending to draw in optional school graduates, Thai colleges should concentrate more on retraining and re-skilling individuals who are as of now in the activity market to enable them to endure tech disturbance.

“Sooner rather than later, colleges should extend their client base, be more adaptable and spotlight on something other than drawing in auxiliary alumni,” he said.